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Literature: "The Castle in the Attic" by Elizabeth Winthrop Discuss this eTheme.

There are activities, discussion questions, and interactive quizzes and games that relate to the book. Includes information about castles, medieval life, coat of arms, and governesses.


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This unit for "The Castle in the Attic" includes a quiz, activities, and vocabulary.
This resource includes journal writing activities for Elizabeth Winthrop's "The Castle in the Attic."
This site has suggested topics for discussion as well as activity ideas that relate to the book.
This is a jumbled word game using vocabulary words from chapters 11-13 in the book.
Play this fun hangman game that uses vocabulary words from the first two chapters of the book.
Play these three game relating to the book. The games are matching, concentration, and word search. Fun for the SMARTboard.
Play these three games relating to chapters 3-4 of the book. The games are matching, concentration, and word search. Fun for the SMARTboard.
Explore these sites and learn what it was like to live during the Middle Ages. Topics include serfs, kings, monasteries, weapons, and more. Create your own coat of arms, play an online Jeopardy game, try to build a medieval arch, and choose the proper clothing for a knight going into battle. There are many illustrations and some audio and video files. There are links to some eThemes Resources on Medieval Castles and on children's books that took place during the Middle Ages.
Learn about the history, architecture, and other basic facts about castles. Take a virtual tour of a historic castle, build your own online weapon to protect a castle, or construct your own castle model out of sugar cubes or cardboard. Includes several photographs. There is a link to an eThemes Resources on feudalism and two links to book resources that have a medieval setting.

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